Parking problem in Bloxwich Road North

by danielbarker on 18 April, 2019

Whilst out and about in Short Heath with Lib.Dem. campaigner Mohammed Yaqub, a resident brought to our attention the issue of drivers inappropriately parking on Bloxwich Road North. This is one of Willenhall’s key roads and the main route for accessing Woodlands Academy School. I can well see how parking almost anywhere along this long […]

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Our Willenhall Library – OWL

by danielbarker on 18 April, 2019

Quiz Night Aim: To raise funds for the OWLs All Welcome!  Plenty of fun to be had and raffle prizes Date: Monday 29th April Venue: at the Malthouse Willenhall Time: Quiz begins at 7.30pm Teams of 4  £1.00 entry per person Join us to support your local library Contact Willenhall Library 01922 650771 Get your […]

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“Children’s services face a funding gap of £3.1 billion by 2025 while public health services, which also help children get the best start in life, have seen cuts of £700 million.”Children and young people 10 Apr 2019 Responding to a report by the Children’s Commissioner on local area spending on low level children’s mental health services, […]

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Out and about in Short Heath

by danielbarker on 16 April, 2019

If you haven’t seen me already, you may see me shortly ‘out and about’ in Short Heath alongside a man who is several inches taller than me. I have and will be making several walks around the ward to introduce residents to Mohammed Yaqub who is hoping to become your new Liberal Democrat councillor at […]

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Thousands of children being taught in illegal schools

by danielbarker on 15 April, 2019

Laura Sharman (LGA) Up to 6,000 children are being educated in illegal schools across England putting their safety and education at risk, a watchdog has warned. Figures published by Ofsted have revealed that unregistered schools that have no formal external oversight of safeguarding, quality of education or health and safety are a ‘huge’ nationwide problem . […]

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Click on the pictures below to look through our manifesto for Willenhall or download the pdf here. Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal Democrats all at 23 Lynwood Close, New Invention WV12 5BW

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Save a life

by danielbarker on 11 April, 2019

Bin your knife The knife bin in Walsall is at Tesco, 6 Littleton Street Walsall WS2 8EQ Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal Democrats all at 23 Lynwood Close, New Invention WV12 5BW

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Nearly 13,000 new classrooms needed by 2022 in England

by danielbarker on 11 April, 2019

Laura Sharman (LGA) England will require an additional 12,835 school classrooms by 2021/22 to meet demand, new research has revealed. The report, published by Scape Group, shows more than 385,000 additional pupils will enter the primary and secondary school system by 2021/2022. The School Places Challenge 2019report finds that England’s school-aged population is set to […]

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The Liberal Democrats have  warned that the knife crime epidemic won’t be resolved by “imposing legal duties without providing additional resources” and have called for the Government to properly fund a public health approach. The call comes as the Prime Minister hosts a youth violence summit in Downing Street today. Liberal Democrat Home Affairs Spokesperson […]

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Conservative civil war spreads to Walsall Council

by danielbarker on 9 April, 2019

Following last night’s council meeting, it appears the Conservatives are not only divided at Parliamentary level but locally as well. Upon two motions put forwards by opposition councillors, two Conservative councillors broke rank and voted contrary to their party leadership. It meant that the Conservatives lost a couple of votes despite having superior numbers on […]

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